Russian Defense: Al-Nusra and al-Turkestani terrorists are set to carry out attack on Hmeimim base

Moscow, SANA-Russian defense ministry announced Saturday that the terrorist organizations of /Jabhat al-Nusra/ and /Turkistani/ Islamic Party were preparing to carry out an attack on the Hmeimim base in Lattakia countryside using suicide drones.

“Workshops affiliated to the terrorist organizations in the Khirbet al-Jawz area in Idlib countryside have finished assembling a large number of unmanned planes and equipped them to carry out the attack on the base,” Major General Oleg Yegorov, head of the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim, said in a press statement.

The Russian military commander added that according to the terrorists’ plots, using large number of drones may impede the Russian air defenses, divert their routes, and strike the Hmeimim Air Base.

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